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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Dad is an Idiot

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Sure, Dad has bad ideas, so we think Pincus Popnecker is an idiot, but characters in Herbie stories think so, too.

Index terms: Dad, Pincus Popnecker, fat-head, dope, feeble, failure, average, idiot, jerky, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Mom doesn't think Dad has know-how.
Source: Herbie #3b p.3 (1964-08)
Updated: 2012-02-29
Mom doesn't think Dad has know-how.
Dad thinks he can become a superhero.
Source: Herbie #8a p.8 (1965-03)
Updated: 2012-02-25
Dad thinks he can become a superhero.
Dad knows nothing about history.
Source: Herbie #11a p.2 (1965-08)
Updated: 2012-02-25
Dad knows nothing about history.
Mom doesn't think Dad has any talents.
Source: Herbie #12b p.2 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-02-25
Mom doesn't think Dad has any talents.
"I'm a flop, a failure... almost as bad as Herbie there!" Dad must be losing his grip. Herbie's GOTTA build him up.
Source: Herbie #12b p.5 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-03-10
"I'm a flop, a failure...
Dad is the biggest fat-head in town.
Source: Herbie #12b p.7 (1965-09)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is the biggest fat-head in town.
Dad is a dope, according to Dad.
Source: Herbie #15a p.5 (1966-02)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is a dope, according to Dad.
Dad is feeble, according to Mom.
Source: Herbie #18a p.5 (1966-06)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is feeble, according to Mom.
Dad is a failure, according to Dad. Herbie wants to make him think he's a success.
Source: Herbie #18b p.3 (1966-06)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is a failure, according to Dad.
Dad does not like folks getting rough with him, according to Herbie. Then, Dad thinks he's scary.
Source: Herbie #19a p.10 (1966-08)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad does not like folks getting rough with him, according to Herbie.
Dad is very average, according to Dad.
Source: Herbie #19b p.2 (1966-08)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is very average, according to Dad.
"The crowd goes wild and ... OOPS! CRASH!
Source: Herbie #21a p.2 (1966-10)
Updated: 2012-03-10
"The crowd goes wild and ...
Dad is an idiot, according to Mom.
Source: Herbie #21b p.3 (1966-10)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is an idiot, according to Mom.
Dad is jerky, according to Herbie.
Source: Herbie #21b p.5 (1966-10)
Updated: 2011-12-29
Dad is jerky, according to Herbie.
Dad gets carried away reminiscing about his days as a hockey player. Compare to #21a, in which Dad reminisces about football and breaks Mom's best vase.
Source: ACG Return of Herbie #1 p.2 (1996)
Updated: 2012-03-10
Dad gets carried away reminiscing about his days as a hockey player.